The Mask is now available on 3-D Blu-ray, released Nov. 24, 2015 by Kino Lorber under the Kino Classics label. Julian Hoffman's 3-D psychotronic classic was restored in 3-D by The 3-D Film Archive. The Blu-ray includes a bonus feature, the 7-minute 3-D animated short film One Night in Hell with music by Queen's Brian May.
Originally shot in Toronto, Canada on a shoestring budget, The Mask (retitled Eyes of Hell for its American release) claims the distinction of being the first feature-length Canadian horror movie. Director Julian Roffman turns the act of wearing the anaglyph 3-D glasses into part of the theatrical experience: when Barnes' voice intones the immortal words "Put the mask on, now!," the audience puts on their glasses to witness the doctor's visions, a riot of psychedelic imagery rendered in bright, blazing color. Premiering at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, this edition of The Mask was digitally restored by the 3-D Film Archive from the best surviving 35mm film elements.
The Blu-ray and the DVD have different features. The DVD includes a 1983 anaglyphic 3-D video introduction with magician Harry Blackstone.
A Roffman-Taylor Production
This is a classic 3-D film being made available by the fine folks at Kino Lorber. It is great to see these films getting a Blu-ray 3-D release so fans of stereoscopic motion pictures can enjoy them, sometimes in even better 3-D than the original theatrical presentation. Add this title to your collection as soon as possible.
Not only do you get to see the classic film, you also are treated to Brian May's One Night in Hell, a modern 3-D mini-movie marvel based on his Diabaleries book.
The Mask receives an Editor's Choice "Must See 3-D™ Award" from 3-D Review Online Magazine.
Festival to feature program of international 3-D short films
3-D Space is pleased to announce the dates for the 12th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival, to be held on Saturday Dec. 12 and Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, at the Downtown Independent Theatre. The festival will showcase a selection of new international 3-D shorts in competition, 3-D feature films, special presentations, the 56th Hollywood International Exhibition of Stereo Photography. Top award winning entries will receive prizes and the coveted LA 3-D Movie Festival "Ro-Man" trophies.
This year’s festival marks the 12th time 3-D Space and the LA 3-D Club have brought the best new independent and rare historical 3-D motion pictures to audiences in Los Angeles. The group held their first competitive festival of 3-D short films in March 1997, and subsequent festivals were held over the next decade. The LA 3-D Movie Festival became an annual event in May 2009, when the seventh version of the fest found it’s home at the Downtown Independent Theatre. Throughout the year, the organization presents regular monthly curated 3-D screenings, presentations and events, culminating with the LA 3-D Movie Festival, now held every December.
Festival passes will be available in early December,
when the complete festival program will be announced.
Individual tickets will also go on sale in early
December. All festival events will be held at
the Downtown Independent Theatre at 251 S. Main
Street in Los Angeles, CA. Check the festival
website for further information prior to the event
About the festival organizers
The LA 3-D Club was established in the Greater Los Angeles area in 1955 by a dedicated group of 3-D stereo photographers to further the art and science of stereoscopic photography. For six decades members have been meeting monthly to share images created through stereoscopic photography, computer generated imagery, and film and video. For more info, visit www.LA3DClub.com.
Stereo Sisters is a point of convergence for Women who work, live and love in 3-D! Their focus is synergy among Women in 3-D via mentorship, education and community. they are directors, stereographers, editors, producers, writers, photographers, and artists – and they welcome all women who have a passion for exploring this new dimension of entertainment! www.StereoSisters.com.
The 3-D Film Archive, LLC has been preserving our Stereoscopic Film Heritage since 1990, visit www.3dfilmarchive.com.
About the venue
Harry Zur Kleinsmiede started a life-long love affair when he started collecting View-Master® items in 1952. Harry has completed and published the supplemental book about his favorite topic, which is the fourth and final book in his View-Master® Collector's Guide series.
3-D Review Online Magazine will be doing a full review of the new supplemental book in the near future. The first three books are pictured above. These are must have books for your View-Master® collection with the most detailed information about View-Master® items you never even knew existed.
In the meantime, you can order the book directly from Harry. The cost is $85 plus shipping. Contact Harry at Harry@uitgeverijakasha.nl
Analeigh Tipton portrayed Vanessa Bennett, the nerdy girl who knocked on Sheldon Cooper's door, on The Mystery Date Observation episode of the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory, which aired on Nov. 12, 2015 on the CBS Television Network. Analeigh posted a 3-D slideshow image on her Facebook page on Oct. 14. Here are anaglyphic, cross-eyed and drift versions of her 3-D image.
Analeigh Tipton anaglyph
An 1870s stereoview of the Mill On Ogden Canyon sold for $760 with nine bids. The photographer was J. Stephens of Ogden, Utah.
A Japanese lady, child and wet nurse stereoview sold for $578.88 with four bids. It is a rare 1860s Japanese stereoview in which the wet nurse is nude.
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